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Maidenhead United FC News

Maidenhead United's final pre-season fixture ended in a dour stalemate against Reading u21s at York Road on Saturday.

Alan Devonshire's new-look Magpies shaded the first half and almost led when James Mulley hooked Josh Huggins' right wing cross onto the crossbar in the 16th minute.

United looked solid in defence but Royals came close when Lesandro Semedo headed just wide from


16:27 Thu 30 Jul 2015
Jake Reid celebrates one of his two goals against Watford u21s Maidenhead United look to be gearing up very nicely ahead of the National League South season, which starts a week on Saturday, but manager Alan Devonshire was playing down their encouraging form on Tuesday night,
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14:56 Tue 28 Jul 2015
Mark Nisbet will be hoping to start against Watford u21s Maidenhead United's pre-season preparations continue tonight (Tuesday) against Watford u21s, a side now coached by former Liverpool and Leeds player Harry Kewell. The Hornets announced last week that Kewell would take charge of the u21s
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09:19 Thu 23 Jul 2015
Josh Huggins Maidenhead United kept a clean sheet and scored twice at the end of the first half to beat Fulham u21s 2-0 in last night's friendly at York Road. Maidenhead looked like they could be in
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11:55 Wed 29 Jul 2015
New Watford u21s coach Harry Kewell at York Road Maidenhead United appear to be firing on all cylinders ahead of the campaign after swatting aside the challenge of Watford u21s in last night's friendly. United won the match 3-0 thanks to Jake Reid's double
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09:00 Fri 24 Jul 2015
Alan Devonshire Alan Devonshire will take the positives from Maidenhead United's encouraging start to pre-season but he says he won't know how strong they'll be until the 'nitty gritty' of the league season starts. United looked solid
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08:26 Wed 22 Jul 2015
Gavin James Hellenic Premier Division Bracknell Town gave Alan Devonshire's Magpies a run for their money in Monday's friendly, but the National League South side came through to win 4-2. The friendly match was put in the
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11:20 Wed 15 Jul 2015
reading fc Reading FC have fended off interest from rival clubs to announce the signing of goalkeeper Ali Al Habsi. The Royals have completed transfer of the 33-year-old keeper who has been training with the club following
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14:00 Fri 31 Jul 2015
Robert Lazarczuk Mick Woodham is targeting a quick start to the new campaign for his Windsor side as they aim to build on last season's fifth-placed finish in the Combined Counties Premier Division. The Royalists have nine
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17:43 Thu 23 Jul 2015
Scott Harris Striker Lewis Putman scored a hat-trick and Jake Parsons found the net twice as Slough Town beat Burnham 6-2 in the third of their friendly matches on Tuesday. The Rebels fell behind after failing to
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13:00 Tue 28 Jul 2015
wycombe wand Midfielder Luke O'Nien, released by Watford over the summer, has been handed an initial one-year contract by Wycombe Wanderers after impressing during a recent trial for the League 2 side. The 20-year-old linked up with
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Maidenhead United FC News

Maidenhead United FC York RoadMaidenhead United FC play their football in the Blue Square South League and have done since winning promotion to the division in 2007/08.

Nicknamed The Magpies, their home is York Road, a ground that has historical significance as it is recognised as the oldest continuously used football ground in the world.

Boss Johnson Hippolyte has been in charge of the club since 2006 when he took over following the departure of Carl Taylor.

Hippolyte, or Drax as he is well known, is a manager who looks to give youth a chance and he has built a squad based on exciting young talent.

Maidenhead United have struggled in recent seasons, however, and finished the 2011/12 season in the relegation zone but they survived the drop due to a reprieve.

Despite their struggles in the league in that season, they did enjoy a superb run in the FA Cup where they reached the first round proper.

A crowd of just under 3,000 saw them draw 1-1 with League 2 side Aldershot at York Road, they went on to lose 2-0 in the replay.

Return to our Maidenhead United FC page for all the latest football scores, transfer news, pre-match coverage and post-match reaction.


Club: Maidenhead United FC

Nickname: The Magpies

Formed: 1870

Ground: York Road

League: Blue Square South

Chairman: Peter Griffin

Manager: Johnson Hippolyte

Twitter: @MUFCYorkRoad

Website: www.pitchero.com/clubs/maidenheadunited